Witch hunt: a novel
Pursued by three obsessed detectives, an assassin known as Witch undertakes an assignment with global ramifications that forces those who are investigating her to follow leads within the highest ranks of international law and finance.
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|Grouping Title||witch hunt|
|Grouping Author||rankin ian|
|Last Grouping Update||2019-11-18 04:43:47AM|
|Last Indexed||2019-11-18 04:44:56AM|
|detailed_location_arlington||Central Adult Fiction|
|display_description||She is an ingenious assassin, with as many methods as identities, a master of disguise with an instinct for escape.... She is Witch, and she makes for alluring prey, teasing her pursuers as she eludes them, hunting her victims with breathtaking creativity, beguiling the most powerful men in the world with her dark beauty and cunning. Witch is wanted by the world's most elite police agencies, doggedly pursued by three very different detectives - one woman and two men. Two are at the beginning of their careers, one is staking a lifetime's experience on tracking Witch down, and all three display a professional determination that veers dangerously close to obsession. Working with and against one another, crossing paths and crossing swords, the detectives on her trail must stop her before she pulls off her most daring and ingenious assignment yet, a killing whose repercussions will reverberate throughout the world. The intricate deceits and confidences that lead Witch to her latest target inspire an elaborate chase, but no matter how fast her pursuers track her, no matter how expertly they anticipate her every move, Witch always remains one step ahead of the game. With time growing short, it seems she will elude authorities again - but an unexpected link to her own mysterious past may upset her streak of calculated terror. Edgar Award winner lan Rankin delivers a novel of espionage that rivals the classics of the genre, confirming his stature as one of the modern masters of suspense.|
|owning_library_arlington||Arlington Public Library|
Connection Crystal City
|title_display||Witch hunt : a novel|
Witch hunt : a novel / Ian Rankin